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Boulevard Cafe

$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)
Dutch, Bar, Pub, Cafe, European
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Cruquiusweg 3, 1019 AT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 693 3299
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Today
11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Sat 2:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for a drink and a nice bite. We had some great dishes and the beers on menu are nice as well. They have a lot of Jopen on draft.

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Thank Aksie1974
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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107 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Although their menu looks pretty nice for a simple meal, the execution is less nice. Potatoes are deep-fried, service staff doesn't ask how we would like our steak, vegies are not well cleaned. It's a shame, as the place has a nice atmosphere. Next time we'll just go for a beer at this place, not for food...

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Thank m_overbeke
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Easy to find near the Javastraat section of Amsterdam. Portions are generous and food was tasty. Many choices from the menu to suit different budgets.

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Thank RLPic
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Our local favorite for having a simple but good meal. Try the saté or the dish of the day and you will be surprised. Also has a nice terrace. Prices for drinks and food are in line with the atmosphere and the quality.

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Thank Breukelaar
Zaandam, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Nice old place. Beatifull restored. Used to be a Coffeehouse for those who worked in the docks. This part of the harbour was meant for transporting people to the Far East and South America. It was built round 1860 in the Reedlands. The old warehouses are turned into houses. We've booked a 3-way meal. As starters my wife had salmon... More 

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Thank Ronald N
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice bar near the Borneo island. We Took 2 Beers e a cheesecake. Two i.p.a Very Good. The cheesecake was perfect like the Beers and the waitress was Very Kind. Recommended

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Thank Renzo C
Owen Sound, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015

Only sorry we found this cafe on our last day in Amsterdam. The food is excellent, prices were very reasonable. Our server was very friendly.

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Thank Joe B
Bergamo, Italia
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2015

i've been a couple of times for dinner in this cafe / restaurant during april 2015. The "retrò" atmosphere is relaxing and confortable, the service fast and friendly, even with our big-sized dog, that has immediately received a bowl of fresh water. I've tasted both the "sate ajam" (chicken sate) and the XXL hamburger. Both were delicious and fairly priced.... More 

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Thank calcifero
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Staff were welcoming and helpful, they even gave us a mini freebee starter! Food was good, the cheese burger is just epic! Ribs were good! Cheese cake is different in a fab way very gingery base and a light top! This looks like a smaller business, they work hard, not perfect but none the less we really enjoyed out visit!

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Thank Binlid24
Dallas TX
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Spare Ribs were average, steak was good, Asparagus soufflé was good, service friendly and prices reasonable. Good atmosphere and large patio. It was just a very short walk from where we were staying which is why we chose this restaurant.

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Thank KitkatDallasTX

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Bar, Pub, Cafe, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
2:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cruquiusweg 3, 1019 AT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)
  • Neighborhood: Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 693 3299

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)

Neighborhood Profile
Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)
A visit to Amsterdam’s Eastern Docklands presents the opportunity to marvel at its many modern architectural masterpieces like the Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam and the beguiling Python Bridge while taking in its scenic waterfront with its trendy assortment of cafés, restaurants, bars, and clubs. Here in this post-industrial (though in some parts still very much presently industrial) neighborhood, you’ll find a smart selection of cool galleries and shops as well as the kid-friendly Science Center NEMO and the National Maritime Museum.
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